One of Hayman’s earliest conversation portraits, the Wagg Family was once attributed to Bartholomew Dandridge and even William Hogarth. As a friend Hayman would have been familiar with Hogarth’s successful early group portraits of the 1730s such as Ashley Cowper with his wife and Daughter (Tate) and the similarities have been well documented
18 th century FRENCH SILVER famous silversmith to the King THOMAS GERMAIN FRANCE Thomas Germain has had his portrait painted by Largillière, in company of his wife, Anne-Denise Gauchelet, in his workroom. The artist, with one hand laid on a large silver ewer, points with the other at a candelabrum adorned with figures of fauns and nymphs.
"Summer Breeze: Audrey Hepburn" - Special Edition Tape Art by Max Zorn (2014); 9.75" x 9.75"; Zorn explains, "The material I use is brown packing tape, which I stick on layers of thin acrylic glass sheets. The more layers of tape I add, the darker the shades on the artwork become. The different shades of brown allow me to shape out my scenes and portraits. I use an ordinary scalpel or X-Acto knife to cut and shape the layers of tape." (Sold out)